Nintendo to offer classic games on the Revolution

By Justin Mann on
Given the popularity of emulators and retrogaming combined with newer companies looking to provide huge libraries of games in a Netflix-style distribution, it comes as no surprise that Nintendo is looking to revive legacy games from ages and consoles past. Together with Sega, they will be jointly developing a “virtual console” service for the Revolution that will feature hundreds and possibly thousands of old NES, TurboGrafx 16 and Genesis titles. Whether they will be remakes, emulated or have a native hardware component isn't revealed, nor is the pricing on them. Console consolidation, that does have a nice ring to it, and will be one more selling point for the up and coming Revolution.

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